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Davidson Charitable Foundation Gives $1 Million for BRI Conservation Biology

• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute • Thanks to a $1 million gift, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) has endowed a conservation biology chair at Sul Ross State University.  Dr. Patricia Moody Harveson has been appointed to the newly established position as the James A. "Buddy" Davidson Charitable Foundation Endowed [...]

January 16, 2019|

Sul Ross Grad Student Connects WWII Airman with Lifesaving History

• courtesy of Karen Adams • On April 18, 1942, Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle of the United States Army Air Forces led the first U.S. air attack on Japan.  Compared to other WWII actions, the Doolittle Raid caused relatively little material damage, but the courageous effort improved morale in [...]

January 7, 2019|

Sul Ross Freshman Wins Saddle Bronc World Championship at JNFR

• by Paul Slocumb • Brandon Lansford enrolled at Sul Ross State University based on the reputations of Rodeo Coach C.J. Aragon and the University’s agriculture program.  Now, halfway through his freshman year, Lansford has already earned a world championship reputation of his own. Competing Dec. 6-10 in saddle bronc [...]

December 17, 2018|

Sul Ross Students Receive Degrees at 2018 Fall Commencement Ceremonies

• by Paul Slocumb • A total of 330 students, 225 from the Alpine campus and 105 from the Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde campuses were candidates for degrees during 2018 Fall Commencement exercises Dec. 14-15 at Sul Ross State University.  Ceremonies took place Friday at the Pete P. [...]

December 16, 2018|

Sul Ross Receives Full Reaffirmation of Accreditation from SACSCOC

• by Dr. Jeanne Qvarnstrom • Sul Ross State University received full reaffirmation of accreditation Tuesday, Dec. 11 from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  The announcement made by the Association’s Board of Directors at the national SACSCOC conference in New Orleans reaffirms SRSU’s accredited [...]

December 11, 2018|

$120,000 CBBS Donation Raises Brown Foundation Support to Nearly $3.5 million

• by Paul Slocumb and Steve Lang • The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston recently donated $120,000 to Sul Ross State University’s Center for Big Bend Studies, bringing the Foundation’s 14 years of CBBS support to nearly $3.5 million.  The newest funding will facilitate a number of projects including test [...]

December 11, 2018|

Biff! Bam! Pow! Sul Ross Library Unmasks Cupp Comic Collection

• by Paul Slocumb • Thanks to a generous donation of more than 400 items from SRSU staff member Scott Cupp, Sul Ross State University students can now join forces with (or against) a bevy of new super heroes—all from the familiar comfort of Wildenthal Library’s third floor. According to [...]

December 6, 2018|

Sul Ross Professors Among Four to Discover New Salamander Species

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University professors Dr. Sean P. Graham and Dr. Crystal Kelehear have co-authored a scientific article with Dr. Richard Kline (UT Rio Grande Valley) and Dr. David A. Steen (Georgia Sea Turtle Center) announcing the discovery of a large salamander species in the [...]

December 5, 2018|

Regents Receive Sul Ross Update, Acknowledge $750,000 in Gifts and Donations

• by Paul Slocumb • The Texas State University System Board of Regents held their quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday (Nov. 15-16) in Huntsville, TX at Sam Houston State University’s Lowman Student Center. The Board received Sul Ross State University President Dr. Bill Kibler’s briefing on institutional effectiveness and development, [...]

November 18, 2018|

Canaba Tabbed ASC West Freshman of the Year, Edwards Garners Honorable Mention

• story by Travis Hendryx • photos by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University freshman middle hitter Annika Canaba has been named American Southwest Conference West Division Freshman of the Year in an announcement Wednesday, Oct. 31. Canaba was also selected to the ASC West Division Second Team All-Conference [...]

October 31, 2018|